If I were the environment, I’d be ticked off at Stephen Harper. Not for abusing me, for using me. What I mean is: It is now standard for neo-conservative governments to gesture in the direction of the environment while maintaining an underlying contempt.
As the federal government rolls out its clean air and climate change package, Environmental Defence and the Canadian Environmental Law Association have released the most comprehensive publicly accessible online ranking and tracking of large industrial greenhouse gas emitters across Canada .
Greenhouse gas emissions will be allowed to grow under the Conservative environmental plan, but at a slower pace, Environment Minister Rona Ambrose asserted Wednesday.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday that greenhouse-gas targets in the federal government’s new environmental policy will be ?intensity-based,? a system that effectively scuttles Canada’s commitments under the Kyoto Protocol.
Sierra Club of Canada is calling on the federal government to follow the example of California?s Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and bring together political leaders from all parties to address the climate crisis without the trappings of partisan politics.
General Motors of Canada Ltd. made quite an announcement this week — the Camaro is coming back and will be built in Oshawa, Ont.
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), Canada’s largest outdoor clothing and equipment retailer, has renewed its commitment to the environment by making its Alberta stores 100% emissions free. This year, MEC has doubled its wind power purchase